Happening Now: Donald Trump Signs Executive Order for Free Speech on Campus

President Donald Trump will sign an Executive Order on improving free inquiry, transparency, and accountability on campus on Thursday.

The White House event is scheduled to begin at 3:15 p.m. EST.

The order will demand universities to certify their commitment to free speech in order to receive federal research grants.

“The president strongly supports free speech,” a senior administration told reporters during a briefing. “American institutions of higher education should support open intellectually engaging debate, which is critical to creating the next generation of successful leaders and thinkers.”

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